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Best Baseball Bars In Seattle

April 5, 2012 6:00 AM

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Whether you’re planning on taking in some games at Safeco or watching the games from across town, here are five bars with great brews and tasty food to keep you cheering loud in Seattle.
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The Hawks Nest Bar & Grill
1028 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 381-8630
www.hawksnestbar.com

Hours: Daily – 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Nestled between Safeco and Century Link, The Hawks Nest is the ubiquitous choice for pre-, mid-, and post-game drinking and snacking. Featuring  $3 PBRs on game days and a surprisingly affordable menu, The Hawks Nest is a great choice for all Seattle fans. Whether you plan on quickly stopping in before the game or you’re supporting the home team from the bar, The Hawks Nest is a great spot to camp out.

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Sport Restaurant & Bar
140 4th Avenue N, Ste 130
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 404-7767
www.sportrestaurant.com

Hours: Sun to Thur – 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Located by the Space Needle, Sport Restaurant & Bar is a great spot for fans who want to stay north of the traffic and hassle of getting around on game days. Offering an enormous menu, Sport is sure to have something for everyone, and plenty of baseball memorabilia and history decorates the space to entertain and provoke conversation of America’s pastime between innings.

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Sluggers Sports Bar
539 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 654-8070

Hours: Daily – 10 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Planted across from Safeco field, Sluggers Sports Bar is a popular local bar famous for being packed for home games. Stop in for a drink and food before a game and enjoy the adjacency to the stadiums, or join in as excitement builds up to a home game. Prepare for the bar to be absolutely packed before games start, but things tend to mellow out a little as pre-gamers find their way to the stadium throughout the season.

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Auto Battery Bar
1009 E Union St
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 322-2886
www.autobatterybar.com

Hours: Mon to Fri – 3 p.m. – 2 a.m., Sat to Sun – 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Auto Battery Bar in Capitol Hill serves up hot dogs and other tasty snacks alongside its eight draft beers. Plenty of televisions and two daily happy hours mean that Auto Battery Bar is also playing the game you want to see, and hosting the special you’re craving. If you’re less than interested in the game being televised, Auto Battery Bar also features shuffleboard, air hockey, and a Wii.

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Floyd’s Place
521 1st Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 284-3542

Hours: Mon to Sat 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sun – 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.

What’s better than baseball? Baseball and barbeque, of course. Floyd’s Place has garnered a reputation for their pulled pork and turkey sandwiches, but they are overshadowed by Floyd’s shoestring fries, which have received far more attention than a barbeque place would assume. Game days means Floyd’s is packed, but that’s part of the fun of a sports bar, right? Lots of cold beer and ardent fans are two signs pointing to a good time.

Related: Best Bars With Games In Seattle 

Jason Sipe is a freelance writer in Tacoma, Washington. He is covering Nightlife & Music. His work can be found at Examiner.com.


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